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Feb 21, 2013 8:30am PST
are rehearsing for our most expensive tour; plus two concerts here. we are proud that the growth of the orchestra, and how it is expanded and it is being accepted. my ambition when i came on as music director here -- it was evident we needed absolutely excellent work. also evident to me that i thought everyone should know that. this was my purpose. and after we opened, which was a spectacular opening concert about five weeks after that the economy completely crashed. my plan -- and i'm absolutely dogmatic about my plans --were delayed slightly. i would say that in this very difficult timefor the arts and everyone, especially the arts, it's phenomenal how new century has grown where many unfortunate organizations have stopped. during this period we got ourselves on national radio presence; we started touring, releasing cds, a dvd. we continue to tour. reputation grows and grows and grows and it has never stopped going forward. msk(music) >> the bay area knows the orchestra. you maybe take things for granted a little bit. that is simply not the case will go on the road. the audienc
Feb 21, 2013 8:30pm PST
or tours. i am hired by the bands or the venue. >> what is the inspiration behind these posters? >> no, disease of the related to the bay and, of course. music -- it is related to the band, of course the musical content or isn't related to the bed. album covers can come from anywhere. ♪ ♪ >> class actress was great. we have been having so much fun. i did not realize how beautiful the cal academy looks than that. what other events take place here? >> we do corporate events that night on a regular basis. but nightlife is your best bet to come in as a regular person phmacy the academy at night, and visit with friends. we have details for the next few weeks. you can get tickets online in advance or at the door. >> thank you so much. thank you for watching culturewire on sf gov tv. >> bonnie banks. bonnie banks. my definition of noise is uncontrolled music. without format. pretty simple affair. pancakes, and you're -- people get up on sundays around noon, weekends or whatever. should not be too hard to walk into place. have your audio alarm clock go off for tw
Feb 4, 2013 4:30am EST
in southern california. a bus carrying a tour group from tijuana collided with two other vehicles on the highway west of los angeles killing eight and injuring more. authorities say the driver reported brake problems as the bus came down the mountain. it rear-ended a car before flipping and hitting a pickup truck that was hauling a trailer. passengers described the scene. >> starts to move so fast, and the people start screaming. >> two or three minutes swerving in and out? >> yeah. >> everybody was scared. everybody was screaming. >> the bus was reportedly returning from a ski outing to big bear. >>> well, today president obama will travel to minneapolis to push his proposal for broader gun control measures in the wake of the deadly school shooting in newtown, connecticut. tracie potts is live in washington with more on that. and a new photo of the president that's been raising some eyebrows, tracie? >> reporter: absolutely. he's traveling to minnesota because that's a state that's made a big push to curb gun violence, especially in minneapolis. that's the setting, the backdrop b
Feb 16, 2013 9:00am PST
problems in working with you know, land lords and brokers, you know, doing broker tours in neighborhoods and i have been talking about, i have already started the discussions with jordan and i want to get this office involved. a lot of it has to do with the education and educating small business owners, what you need to do to get into a brick and mortar building in some of the neighborhoods i think that is important. that was one of the things that came out of the meeting that i was excited b >> he mentioned a tracking system and that will make the life easier. >> yes. and the office too, one of the things that we talked about is working with martha and jane do and they get people in there that say where can we open up for business and we can keep that repose torrey with the office of small business and so it is a win/win for everybody. >> he also mentioned emerging the loan fund and i think that exciting and i would like to know more about it. >> any other commissioners? >> next item. >> commissioners, item 16, general public comment. >> do we have any members of the general public to
Feb 15, 2013 3:30pm PST
of a garden tour and a lot of us thought, a garden tour? our neighborhood? who is going to come? well, we had every -- we've done it for six years. every year we've grown incrementally. after the first two years of raising money for the library -- there's our new library -- we then it was such a great community builder that we recently decided to keep wanting to volunteering and do it. we established a scholarship at city college for the horticultural department. and we have just gone gangbusters. we get good press and we get to see everybody's neighbor -- all our neighbors' gardens. because of the way san francisco s you get to be veuyer because usually you have to go through their garage or their house to see the gardens. and ruth gets known through the neighborhood because she's constantly peeking over fences and leaving fliers in people's mailboxes saying, do you want to be on the garden tour, and all this sort of thing. but anyway, so, we've -- just to show you how much the neighborhood has gotten to know each other, all the people in the portola, wave your hand. [cheering and applauding
Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
up with other girls who wanted their voices to be heard. touring the country and sharing gen-x 7 as a. her mainstream reputation grew with her novel. theses san francisco public library took notice and asked her if she would begin carrying a monthly reading series based on her community. >> a lot of the raiders that i work with our like underground writers. they're just coming at publishing and at being a writer from this underground way. coming in to the library is awesome. very good for the library to show this writing community that they are welcome. at first, people were like, you want me to read at the library, really? things like that. >> as a documentary, there are interviews -- [inaudible] >> radar readings are focused on clear culture. strayed all others might write about gay authors. gay authors might write about universal experiences. the host creates a welcoming environment for everybody. there is no cultural barrier to entry. >> the demographic of people who come will match the demographic of the reader. it is very simple. if we want more people of color, you book more pe
Feb 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
compost to transplant them. the pathway is lined with rubble from the earthquake from the freeways we tour about 5000 people a year to our facility, adults and children. we talk about recycling and conservation. they can meet the artists. >> fantastic. let's go meet some of your current artists. here we are with lauren. can you tell us how long have been here so far and what you're working on? >> we started our residency on june 1, so we came into the studio then and spent most of the first couple weeks just digging around in the trash. i am continuing my body of work, kind of making these hand- embroidered objects from our day-to-day life. >> can you describe some of the things you have been making here? this is amazing. >> i think i started a lot of my work about the qualities of light is in the weight. i have been thinking a lot about things floating through the air. it is also very windy down here. there is a piece of sheet music up there that i have embroidered third. there is a pamphlet about hearing dea -- nearing death. this is a dead rabbit. this is what i am working on now. this
Feb 6, 2013 3:00am PST
presence; we started touring, releasing cds, a dvd. we continue to tour. reputation grows and grows and grows and it has never stopped going forward. msk(music) >> the bay area knows the orchestra. you maybe take things for granted a little bit. that is simply not the case will go on the road. the audiences go crazy. they don't see vitality like this on stage. we are capable of conveying joy when we play. msk(music) >> any performance that we do, that a program, that will be something on the program that you haven't heard before. string orchestra repertoire is pretty small. i used to be boxed into small repertoire. i kept constantly looking for new repertoire and commissioning new arrangements. if you look at the first of the program you have very early, young vibrant mendelson; fabulous opener and then you have this fabulous concerto written for us in the orchestra. is our gift. msk(music) >> and then you have strauss, extraordinary piece. the most challenging of all. string orchestra work. 23 solo instrument, no violin section, now viola section; everybody is responsible for thei
Feb 5, 2013 8:30am EST
in europe ann i said i'm planning a fall tour and this? i mean -- >> just said i'm doing this. >> i had no fall tour. i had no idea how to do a fall tour or a spring tour. any tour, i didn't have any idea. but i got about five answers automatiout of those hundreds ad went off on a tour. >> yep. >> aad did things in other languages and kind of invented a style of what -- what would be called let's say multi-media. >> back then it was probably significant that you were working in different media and the fact is back then it was significant that you were working with technology, with -- >> yeah. media meant electronics. >> the thing that i think is so interesting is that you were a techno file before it was cool to be a technoo3 file. back in those days when you began to incorporate technology and other things intooyour performance, it was not something that everybody did. >> no, but it was considered very cool by a very small group of people. >>> very small groop of people. [laughter] may i say ou did it before it was mass. >> okay. >> what got you interested in electronics and technolog
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
at super bowl was a warm up because today she announced a world tour including the bay area. beyonce's reunion during her half time show ignited fans around the world, the performance generated 5.5 million tweets averaging a quarter million sheets a million. her world tour kicks off april 15 in serbia. she will shake her way into the bay area july 2nd in san jose. >> how long before the tickets sell out? >> probably already sold out. >> a decision in the case of one of san francisco's most popular player of the giants, will romo have to go to court? >> but, first, a horrifying tour bus crash in southern california. >> we are getting our first look in the daylight of a deadly bus crash that killed at least eight and injured 38 others. the california highway patrol says the but was having brake problems and collided with two other vehicles last night around 6:30 in san bernardino county. the investigation continues at this hour. >> the c.h.p. says the accident happened on state route 38. our reporter is there, live, for us. >> good morning. the actual contract site is half a mile up th
Feb 6, 2013 1:30pm PST
because will ferrell's in it. >> beyonce's about to kick off her massive world tour. you know what that means. >> donald trump wants $5 million after proving he's not the son of an orangutan. we've got 5 million that says he can't resist this banana. >> this is "dish nation." the high fell out of my chair laughing entertainment news show. scott and todd "coast to coast" from new york. "the ricky smiley show," atlanta and beyond. kidd kraddick, world champion, from the heart of texas. this is "dish nation." >>> big music news, guys. >> what? >> fresh off her triumphant halftime show at the super bowl, beyonce announced her world tour. she did it through a ridiculous promo. >> ridiculous is a good word. >> so madonna. madonna did this ten years ago. >> i thought lady gaga was the queen the universe. >> what about elton john? >> there's a lot of ripping off going on. >> the tour is going to be called the mrs. carter tour. they're going to open the concert in belgrade and finish in brooklyn which is jay's hometown. one person we know who's going to be there, shaq. shaquille o'neal. put
Feb 1, 2013 9:00am PST
and is pretending to give a tour. >> look likes outside raman's theater. >> he's making the tourists part of the tour. >> he's real. >> and the people that are part of his tour group go up and start pawing at these random tourist who are really being ambushed while they're trying to tour. >> trying to pretend they're famous or making them somebody they're not? >> some they say are famous people. >> if you come right this way, you notice some people enjoying beverages at startbucks. famous comedian right there. louis, nice to see ya. >> you can walk down these streets and see pretty much nothing. you got to pay to go into-of-into the museums. the people walking by are getting an actual show. >> and this is funnier than the real tour of the af transactions and probably a better time than going to madame tussaud's and seeing a bunch of wax figures. >> i'm surprised he didn't get a, don't touch me, bro. >> the guy in the green shirt is not looking very friendly. >> just touch him lightly. very friendly. >> would you let them feed him? >> if you like. i don't know if he's hungry but you can of
Feb 17, 2013 11:30pm PST
noted chris's swearing in as ambassador to libya on an earlier tour, he was visiting roman ruins at one of the tourist sites in libya. he was trailed by gadhafi security men who were obviously intimidating to other tourists. as she recounted it, he reached over to one of the men, stole his camera out of his hands and started taking pictures of the men who had been following him. they were so dumbfounded that they had to laugh. after a quick conversation, chris convinced them to stand down. from a colleague at the embassy in tripoli i learned chris had a humble style of diplomacy libyans responded to after he became ambassador and returned to tripoli, the embassy posted a photo, ordering a juice in a cafe. that went viral because libyans were amazed at the site of a senior government official doing mundane activities without a huge entourage and demanding vip treatment. chris had a great knowledge of libyan history and culture. he would often crack jokes with government counter parts. not just in arabic but in the libyan dialect, which the libyans loved to hear him speak. another told me
Feb 1, 2013 8:00pm PST
. >> there was one reviewer in 1981, and i have had to live -- who would even say that? i was once on a book tour in england, and they do not think we are funny, the brits. they think they're funny and we're not. so in england, basically you go to a bbc building and sit in a little studio across from a guy who is way better educated than you, smarter than you, and has the british accent. he asks you questions, and you get up and drive around for about an hour. you get back to what appears to be the same studio with a different guy who is a very smart. every single one of them would start by saying, our next guest has been described as the funniest man in america. [laughter] you know, we will see about that. i have always hated that quote. what do you think, alan, is it true? >> oh, yeah. >> the funniest man on this side of the stage. somebody wants to know, what are your limits? pushing the boundaries. some of the things in the book pushed the boundaries a little bit. >> my character is a horrible bang human being. he speaks -- my character is a horrible human being. he speaks profanely. he has n
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